The Flash

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Air Dates

Oct 07, 2014 - May 24, 2023


The CW


Drama / Action




Barry - Grant GustinIris - Candice PattonEddie - Rick CosnettCaitlin - Danielle PanabakerCisco - Carlos ValdesHarrison - Tom CavanaghDet. West - Jesse L. Martin

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An action adventure series based on the well-known comic book superhero speedster.

When Barry Allen was 11 years old, his life was forever changed when his mother was killed in a strange incident that saw his father falsely convicted of her murder. Years later, Barry has become a brilliant and focused crime scene investigator determined to learn the truth about his mother's death.

Fascinated with cutting edge scientific advancements, Barry discovers a particle accelerator created by S.T.A.R. Labs. During its public unveiling, a devastating explosion causes a freak storm that strikes Barry with a bolt of lightning. After months of being in a coma, Barry awakens to discover he has the ability of super speed, giving him unprecedented power.

Unfortunately Barry is not the only one affected by the explosion. Others now have new powers as well, and they're not using them for good. With unexplained deaths plaguing the city, Barry must become The Flash and use his gift of speed to protect its innocent citizens.

Comments (26)

06/18/23 at 09:32pm

Thanks for cancelling this EXTREME woke show!!!!!!
11/02/21 at 06:34pm

Best show ever hope they stick around for another 2 or 3 seasons or more
09/19/21 at 03:15am

Oh no!! An 8th season? Please stop this show. It started getting lame after the 2nd season. "My name is Barry Allen and I am the fastest man alive" - this is so lame man. He'll never be that fastest man alive because in every new season there is always someone faster and then we have to listen to his moaning and groaning....ah God please save us from this terrible show.
08/02/21 at 10:19pm

I love this show great actors and actresses I hope it runs for another 3 or 4 seasons
crackercow crackercow
02/12/21 at 12:04pm

I enjoyed the early seasons. However it evolved into the Irish West show, becoming lame, boring and frustrating to watch. This is not to say that the cast members are not engaging. The Flash show of the Nineties in many ways was superior and much more faithful to story of the Flash. John Wesley Shipp will always be "The Flash." No doubt his casting in the show sparked my continued interest.
05/14/20 at 05:47pm

Hear u guys might beat arrow by a season on go to season 9 make it happen
10/08/19 at 08:07am

the writing is so inconsistent! it looks like the effects budget has taken a hit over the last two seasons. They should rename the show... the disappearing reappearing man
Mary Duff
05/15/19 at 10:26am

I think this show was wonderful in the beginning but like “Arrow”, it has gone steadedly downhill. I can see it ending soon.
04/30/19 at 09:40am

First two seasons were great, but the rest are disappointments beyond belief. The writing is bad, the CGI is terrible but it is a TV show so not a huge budget or anything, contains plot holes, characters often don't act like themselves, the acting is an issue sometimes, the team aspect doesn't work in the later seasons (this is "The Flash" not "The Flash and His Amazing Friends at STAR Labs") and the seasons are dragged on for what seems like forever. Overall, it's a mediocre TV show that started off strong but just went downhill. I still watch it to this day, however.
09/20/18 at 01:20pm

I wanted to like this show. I like the cast. I like most of the characters. But the writing is terrible, with the character being quite inconsistent with themselves and little attention paid to continuity, even within an episode. I hoped the show would find itself after the first season but it never really did. What a shame.

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